Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Jul 8, 2014 07:05 AM CDT

Yamaha Motor Corp. has rolled out a larger capacity Viking for 2015. The newest model in the line is the Viking VI, the "VI" for six seats. Prices start at $12,799.

On a test drive outside Austin, Texas, the Viking VI proved to be an able off-road side-by-side with the capability to comfortably move six passengers. It has good range (9.7 gallons of fuel), reactive power steering and an engine that, although the same size as the original three-seat Viking, has been enhanced to accommodate the additional load.

Convenience features include a digital display (fuel, trip, speed, mileage), eight cup ...

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